COVID-19 - I AM NEW GENERATION MAGAZINE

The young people, around the world, helping to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, young people working with charities, businesses, universities and grassroots community organisations have been playing their part in the fight against Covid-19. Hanna Winter is more used to making the children in refugee camps laugh, rather than clowning around on a Zoom conference call. But for the […]

UK

Manufacturing in the UK vs China: The trials of getting a new product to market as a young startup

Although UK inventors may have been behind products such as the Dyson airblade hand dryer, the Brompton bicycle and the wind-up radio, the country’s manufacturing sector has declined significantly in recent years – However, it is still currently contributing 11% of GVA. Joanna Montgomery, whilst studying for a Master’s degree in digital media and interaction […]

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A Plastic Alternative ‘made from fish waste’ Wins The 2019 International James Dyson Award

Founder of MarinaTex – Lucy Hughes – is the winner of the 2019 International James Dyson award and £30k prize for her biodegradable and compostable material which substitutes plastic with fish waste. MarinaTex, made from red algae and organic fish waste destined for the landfill, is designed to be a sustainable alternative to single-use plastic, which […]

My Startup Story

IAmNewGen Presents: My Startup Story 2018

My Startup Story – Join I Am New Generation Magazine for a lively evening chat with a panel of inspirational young founders sharing their startup stories to help you turn your innovative ideas into reality. Held in partnership with NACUE, My Startup Story is a series of speaking events inspiring your innovative ideas into reality. This […]

Twipes Wet Wipes

The Student Startup – Twipes – Tackling Britain’s Costly Eco Issue With ‘Flushable’ Wet Wipes

Student entrepreneurs Ellenor McIntosh and Alborz Bozorgi are using their invention – Twipes – to tackle Britain’s environmental issues around ‘flushable’ wet wipes and possibly save taxpayers millions of pounds each year. Twipes is a chemical-free ‘biodegradable’ wet wipes, which dissolves in water within three hours and fits into existing toilet roll holders. The environmentally-friendly […]

Low-Carbon Startup

The 10 Things You Need To Know About Building A Low-Carbon Startup

Starting a business can be a daunting prospect for any young entrepreneur – Let alone building a low-carbon startup with its own set of challenges. For example, it is much more difficult for a business within the renewable energy sector to access finance as there are fewer financial providers specialising in those areas within the […]

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Editorial Spotlight – Timothée Le Quesne’s Energysquare Invention

This week’s editorial spotlight falls on Timothée Le Quesne’s Energysquare invention reforming the way we charge our smart devices. The technology behind Energysquare charges multiple smart devices at the same rate as a traditional plug – It is also water-resistant and shatter-proof. The user simply access the energy via a sticker at the back of their device. Timothée Le Quesne, 22, […]